Chablis 'Vau de Vey' Premier Cru 2018
A Wine That
is a relatively new addition to the De Moor stable, and any new wine made by this incredible couple is a wine welcome in our books. Crystalline and salty, this is the kind of wine that's more about the earth, and less about direct fruit. If you're a lover of the savoury side of wine (think croissant dough and the smell of baking), and a lover of saltiness in white wine, then this is for you.
This bottle is a super rare find that we would like to share with many of you. We are therefore limiting the purchase to ONE BOTTLE ONLY per customer please, thank you for your understanding!
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- Winemaker: De Moor
Where and How?
This is from a small plot of the Vau de Vey premier cru of Chablis, and has been undergoing organic conversion since its purchase in 2017 (it will be officially certified this year).
The wine fermented naturally (alcoholic and malolactic), and aged for over year in old barrels and stainless steel, after which it was bottled unfined and unfiltered, with just a touch of sulphites.
The Winemaker: De Moor
Is it just us, or does even just the name "De Moor" evoke some kind of mythical, French Wuthering Heights-esque vibe? And we know it’s not about the labels, but the labels of these bottles - drawn by Olivier himself - with their trees, stars and moons, further heighten this mythical realm.
However, when you meet Alice & Olivier, no - they are not woodland pixies or land-dwelling merpeople. They are down-to-earth, grounded people who live from their land. In today’s wine world, they have been risen to cult status, but this all began from a simple desire to work somewhat differently to their neighbours; ie. without chemicals. Slowly but surely, wine drinkers and fellow winemakers came to realise that their wines evoked something different to the straightjacket, tightrope wines that Chablis had become famous for. Instead, these were wines with a little more wiggle, a little more emotion. There was something else to be found in those bottles, and without knowing it themselves, they kickstarted what would become a Burgundian revolution.